CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY

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Notes:
CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY is the assigned EDI Address of the physical ORGANISATION or site responsible for sending Commissioning data.

Usage:
CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY is a mandatory data element when submitting Commissioning Data Set interchanges.
Every organisation must register its CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY for use with the Secondary Uses Service.

Where an ORGANISATION acts on behalf of another NHS ORGANISATION, care must be taken to ensure the correct use of the identity. For data submitted to the service, the CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY is the EDI Address of the sending site.

XML Interchanges:
All CDS-XML interchanges submitted must contain a CDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITY

This data element is also known by these names:
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pluralCDS INTERCHANGE SENDER IDENTITIES